Bellevue Natural Health Clinic | West Vancouver Premiere Naturopathic Medicine

January 29th 2015

The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Health Benefits of Using Apple Cider Vinegar

Post Author: Dr. Sara Kinnon Categories: General, Health Terms, Naturopathic Medicine
January 27th 2015

Zucchini Noodles – the pasta alternative!

Zucchini noodles are what you have been waiting for.

Each day in my practice I have patients who are dealing with food allergies, food sensitivities, irritable bowel syndrome or other conditions relating to hormonal imbalance or autoimmune diseases. There is no doubt that the food we eat can either be our medicine or be our poison. If we have identified dietary triggers we are one step closer to restoring health…

Post Author: Dr. Sara Kinnon Categories: General, Health Terms, Naturopathic Medicine, Nutrition, Paleo, Recipes

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January 15th 2015

The Health Benefits of Tumeric

Health Benefits of Tumeric

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January 14th 2015

MTHFR Mutation

You may be hearing a lot of buzz around the term MTHFR defect or mutation.  What does this mean?

This is a genetic mutation that affects up to half the population!  The mutation prevents the body from making methyltetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) and thus lacking the ability to convert folic acid to its physiologically active form, methyltetrahydrofolate.  We most often hear about folic acid in prenatal care and the prevention of…

Post Author: Dr. Sara Kinnon Categories: General, Health Terms, Naturopathic Medicine

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January 13th 2015

Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower doesn’t have to be boring!

Many of my patients are on a grain free diet.  The reasons range from IBS to Colitis to Eczema and more.  For some of these people, it means a drastic change, often giving up their favorite foods. Rice is a staple for many people. I recommend experimenting with cauliflower as an alternative!  You are replacing the empty calories of rice with a nutrient dense…

Post Author: Dr. Sara Kinnon Categories: General, Naturopathic Medicine, Nutrition, Paleo, Recipes

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